Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 16 and 17 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss medical cannabis and for veterans and seniors with Shekhar Parmar, how food = love with Naomi Bussin, the natural treatment of addictions with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the New Canadian Food Guidelines with dietician Shauna Lindzon.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis for Veterans and Seniors
Veterans are being helped by medical cannabis
PTSD – anxiety, sleep, flashbacks, nightmares, reliving the trauma
Previous abuse of the system
Guidelines – cost covered for veterans, up to a limit (3 grams/day)
Process to get more cannabis for veterans
The costs to Veterans Affairs increased 120x in the past few years
The real qualitative costs saved by medical cannabis
The Canadian vs. American approach to medical cannabis for veterans
Seniors and medical cannabis
Improvement to quality of life
Dispensing medical cannabis to seniors in care facilities
Training for caregivers of seniors regarding medical cannabis
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 26 and 27 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss medical cannabis and integrated health care with Shekhar Parmar, confidence is a skill with Carlyle Jansen, entering into the edibles market with Peter Neal and what to do when the circumstances change in the care of your loved one with David Bernstein.
We specifically discuss:
Medical Cannabis and Integrated Health Care
Medical Cannabis in the context of Western medicine
Quality of life
What does integrated health care mean?
Why is medical cannabis conducive to integrated health care?
What symptoms does medical cannabis treat?
Access to medical cannabis in context of integrated health care
minimum viable dosage
genetic markers and the metabolizing of medical cannabis
difficulties in dispensing information
opportunities for medical cannabis because it is different
Confidence is a Skill
Accepting your own body
What can we do to love ourselves?
Focus on the positive
How do we address what we’d like to improve?
Breaking down the concerns
Lifestyle for confidence – exercise, health, sleep
Get your partner involved
There’s more than one kind of sexy
The process takes time
Entering Into The Edibles Market
Why enter the edibles market?
Advocating for cannabis through good food
Edibles legalization in October/November 2019
Product lines – confectionery, snacks
Micro-dosing to 100milligrams
Best practices in food production
Healthy ingredients in edibles
How do the other ingredients impact the cannabis?
What To Do When The Circumstances Change In The Care of Your Loved One
Health cares situations are dynamic
Event driven necessity
Private caregivers need more help
Small incremental changes
Differing Opinions as between family members
Which incremental changes are more serious?
Safety, Independence, Quality of Life
Risk of Falling
The cost of private care
Being a caregiver changes personal relationships between family members
Quality of Time as a Family
For more information about show sponsor Harvest Medicine go here.
To read Carlyle’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.
To learn more about Peter Neal and Neal Brothers go here.
To learn more about David Bernstein and Caregivers go here.